Dublin’s Donal McIlgorm and Kildare’s Daniel Courtney battle for possession during the  Leinster minor football semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kildare 3-16 Dublin 3-13 A clinical Kildare proved too strong for a wasteful Dublin as they secured a well-deserved 3-16 to 3-13 victory in their Ele(...)

Andriú MacLochlainn disputes referee Cormac Reilly’s decision to award a free to Bernard Brogan and Dublin in the dying moments of the Leinster semi-final in 2011. Kildare moved on to the qualifiers and did not get a second bite at their rivals that year. photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It was on this weekend four years ago that an injury-time free was all that separated Dublin and Kildare. Not just any injury-time free. A riotously d(...)

Kildare will have their hands full trying to prevent Diarmuid Connolly (left) and Paul Flynn from spraying kick passes into the danger zone and keeping tabs on the full forwards. Photograph: Inpho

In two-year increments Kildare’s challenge to Dublin has slipped away since the 2009 Leinster final. The tale is told most graphically by the bookm(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald was in superb form against Kildare in their Under-21 hurling championship calsh. Photograph: Inpho

Wexford 0-23 Kildare 0-14 Kildare put up a bold show in their first every appearance in the Bord Gáis Energy Under-21 hurling championship but in the(...)

Kildare manager Jason Ryan: “This is a team of lads who are working hard and we would believe that we have every opportunity to get wins this summer.”

Gravity is merciless. It is a mere 14 months since the first game of Jason Ryan’s time in charge of Kildare ended with Paddy Brophy curling over a stu(...)

Davy Hyland: “We have the utmost respect for Dublin but we’re playing good football so we don’t need to fear them.”  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Leinster Ul-21 Football Final Dublin v Kildare, Páirc Tailteann, Navan, 7.30 All things being equal, Kildare probably shouldn’t be contesting this e(...)

Emmet Bolton: scored Kildare’s vital late goal at O’Moore Park. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kildare 1-12 Laois 1-9 Emmet Bolton’s last-minute goal earned Kildare a vital win over struggling Laois at O’Moore Park.Kildare were facing relegati(...)

Daniel Flynn returned for Kildare in their win against Cavan. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cavan 0-14 Kildare 2-13Kildare finally broke their duck with a first league win in a fractious Division Two clash with Cavan at a stormy Kingspan/Bre(...)

Jason Ryan has seen his Kildare side beaten despite dominating games in this year’s Allianz Football League Division Two. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

At the start of the league season, Kildare were one of the teams expected to challenge for promotion from Division Two. Relegated slightly unluckily (...)

Kildare’s Niall Kelly: senior star showed his class and scored five points against Offaly at O’Moore Park. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kildare 3-12 Offaly 0-9 Kildare easily avenged last year’s defeat to neighbours Offaly in O’MoorePark last night as a devastating first half performa(...)